Disability & Careers: navigating recruitment

A Careers Services workshop

  • Tue 22 Mar 22

    15:00 - 16:30

  • Online


  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Student Development Department

  • Contact details

Learn to navigate the recruitment process to help you get the career you deserve.

The session will cover:

  • identifying and overcoming psychological barriers
  • highlighting perceived external barriers and how to navigate them
  • the legal context - disabled candidates' rights and how to exercise them
  • the graduate recruitment process and sorts of adjustments available
  • when, why and how to talk about disability during the recruitment process
  • being open minded and realistic in your search, including what opportunities are available and where to find them
  • finding disability friendly employers

This session is aimed at students with neurodiversities, mental health conditions and other disabilities. It will be a safe space to ask questions (anonymously if you prefer).

A copy of the slide deck and a link to the session recording will be sent to all attendees after the event.

Book your place on CareerHub

Please ensure you have Zoom (using your Essex email) set up before this webinar begins. 

The Careers Services team are here to help you make the most of your Essex experience and help you reach your full potential. We offer support with CVs, applications, interview skills and careers tailored advice. All of our workshops can be booked via CareerHub.

Find out more about our services and how we can help.